by Jeff Skinner The speculation continues that PGA Tour player Rory Sabbatini’s withdrawal from this week’s Memorial Tournament is due to a 30 day suspension handed out by the PGA Tour brass. Neither Sabbatini nor the Tour would confirm any suspension but rumors have persisted for a month ever since Sabo screamed at a tour volunteer and then had a shouting match on the course with Sean O’Hair. Sabbatini has the reputation of being a difficult playing partner due to… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner It was another exciting weekend in golf and if you’re a real golf fan you are not missing the injured Tiger Woods or the resting Phil Mickelson. There was enough good golf and interesting storylines around the world to satisfy any golf junkie. All week the talk coming from Wentworth was that the European Tour’s BMW Championship was better than the PGA Tour’s Players Championship. Who is number one and which tour is stronger were the questions… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner Luke Donald was able to hold off a charging Lee Westwood and won the showdown for number one at The BMW PGA Championship. Tied after 72 holes, Donald birdied the first playoff hole and dethroned Westwood as number one in The Official World Golf Rankings. It is the first time Donald has claimed the top spot in the world as he is playing the best golf of his career. Donald had said earlier in the week that… Continue Reading
Want to improve your swing? Copy Byron Nelson’s. Want to improve your life? Live like Byron Nelson.
by Jeff Skinner The folks down at the HP Byron Nelson Championship should just give Jordan Spieth a lifetime pass or a new computer or some music downloads or something, anything to show their appreciation to the kid. For the second year in a row this teenager has given this tournament plenty of buzz. The high school senior makes the cut for the second year in a row and is only five shots off the lead. Ryan Palmer and Sergio… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner Excuse me for beating a dead horse but what Suzann Pettersen did during the final round of the Sybase Match Play was wrong then and it is wrong now. She spent the entire round walking off the green long before Cristie Kerr had putted out. I am not the only one that thinks so. Annika Sorenstam said the same thing on Morning Drive yesterday. She said whether it was calculated or not it was wrong and rude. … Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner Like any self respecting golf fanatic I spend plenty of time with my television tuned to The Golf Channel. The addition of their new show “Morning Drive” has made my mornings a lot better and has knocked ESPN’s Mike & Mike off my TV. I enjoyed Greenie and Golic and maybe come football season I’ll tune back in but for now Morning Drive has won me over. The team of Gary Williams and Erik Kuselias has a… Continue Reading
Few men in golf were as loved and respected as Byron Nelson. This week the PGA Tour stays in Texas and honors Lord Byron.